POSTCARD – CHICAGO – MADISON STREET – E FROM 5TH AVE (NOTE: FROM 1879 TO 1912, WELLS STREET WAS CALLED 5TH AVE, A NAME YOU WILL SEE ON OTHER POSTCARDS – THE STREET HAD GAINED A BAD REPUTATION AND WELLS WAS NAMED FOR A CAPTAIN KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF FORT DEARBORN SO THE RENAMING PROTECTED HIS REPUTATION AND REVEALED SOMETHING ABOUT THE CITY’S SENSIBILITIES FOR SURE) – SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW – CABLE CARS – WAGONS – VOGELSANG RESTAURANT – CROWDS – TINTED – c1905   Leave a comment

A POSTCARD - CHICAGO - MADISON STREET - E FROM 5TH AVE (NOTE FROM 1879 TO 1912 WELLS STREET WAS CALLED 5TH AVE)- THE STREET ADA - SLIGHTLY ELEVATED VIEW - CABLE CARS - WAGONS - VOGELSANG RESTAURANT - CROWDS - TINTED - c1905

Posted September 25, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

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